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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of three critical elements of prevention and action for patients with dementia who wander: accurate assessment of at-risk individuals, provision of intensive supervision, and implementation of a standardized search plan if a person with dementia is missing.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

outline the background information helpful for understanding the need for assessing and intervening when patients with dementia wander.
plan the appropriate interventions for assessing and managing the risk of wandering in patients who have dementia.

Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJNTT26
Published: October 2008
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Meredeth Rowe PhD, RN, FAAN
Categories: Geriatrics
Specialties: Medical-Surgical